Merry Christmas! We will be CLOSED December 25, 2013 - January 1, 2014 for Christmas and New Year's.
We will CLOSE at Noon on Saturday December 14, 2013 so everyone can enjoy the Bessemer Christmas Parade.
Diane Hyche, President Bessemer Hall of History Museum
We will be CLOSED November 28-29, 2013 for Thanksgiving.
The curator will be on vacation from November 5-12, 2013.
Photography by local artist Jeff Newman now on display.
We will CLOSE at Noon on Friday October 18, 2013.
Diane Hyche, President Bessemer Hall of History Museum
We will be CLOSED Tuesday October 15, 2013 for Columbus Day.
In celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Movement the Bessemer Hall of History Museum held an open house on April 4, 2013, the anniversary date of Martin Luther King, Jr's death.
The unveiling of the Cell Block Door from the Bessemer Jefferson County Jail, in which Dr. King was incarcerated in October 1967 was the highlight of the evening.
 
 
 From left to right Dan Jordan, City Council Members Jesse Matthews and Sarah Belcher, Museum Curator Christopher Eiland, Museum Board Member Allison Rainey, Mayor Kenneth Gully, Museum Board Member Janet Newman and Police Chief Nathaniel Rutledge.


From left to right Museum Curator Christopher Eiland, Museum Board Member Allison Rainey, Museum President Diane Hyche, Museum Board Member Janet Newman, and Dan Jordan.

We will be CLOSED Tuesday September 3, 2013 for Labor Day.
We will be CLOSED Thursday July 4, 2013.
We will be CLOSED Tuesday May 28, 2013 for Memorial Day.

Open house for new exhibit.

Open House
Thursday April 4, 2013 from 5:30 P.M. until 7:00 P.M.
 
To showcase the new exhibit of the historic Cell Block Door from the Jefferson County Jail in Bessemer that Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. walked through during his incarceration in Bessemer on October 30-31, 1967.
 
Exhibit will also be open to the public during regular business hours, Tuesday thru Saturday 9:00 A.M. until 3:00 P.M.
 
Come by and see a piece of Bessemer history!
We will be CLOSED Saturday February 16, 2013 for Presidents' Day.
We will be CLOSED Tuesday January 22, 2013 for MLK Day.